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Pompeo: Congress Can’t Interview State Dept. Officials About Trump-Ukraine


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised to prevent State Department officials with knowledge of the President’s pressure campaign against Ukraine from testifying before the House, according to a Tuesday letter from the secretary.

Pompeo branded the attempt from the House Foreign Affairs, Intelligence, and Oversight Committees to depose five State Department officials as a bid to “intimidate, bully, and treat improperly.” The secretary of state wrote in the letter to Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) that the planned interviews were not “feasible.”
Pompeo said that he intends to “use all means at my disposal to prevent and expose any attempts to intimidate the …read more

Source:: TPM

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